This Modern Glitch

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This Modern Glitch
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Studio album by The Wombats
Released 22 April 2011 (2011-04-22)[1]
Recorded 2010
Genre Indie pop, alternative dance, new wave, post-punk revival
Length 40:31
Label 14th Floor Records
Bright Antenna (US)
The Wombats chronology
A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation
(2007)
This Modern Glitch
(2011)
Glitterbug
(2015)
Singles from This Modern Glitch
  1. "Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)"
    Released: 24 September 2010
  2. "Jump into the Fog"
    Released: 24 January 2011
  3. "Anti-D"
    Released: 11 April 2011
  4. "Techno Fan"
    Released: 5 June 2011
  5. "Our Perfect Disease"
    Released: 14 August 2011
  6. "1996"
    Released: 7 November 2011
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 59/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [3]
American Music Channel 3.5/5 stars [4]
BBC Music (very favourable) [5]
Consequence of Sound 3.5/5 stars [6]
Daily Mirror 4/5 stars [7]
The Guardian 3/5 stars [8]
NME 4/10 stars [9]
Paste (7.1/10) [10]
The Sunday Times 3/5 stars [11] (subscription required)
thinkofmusic 6/10 stars [12]
The Tune (2.4/5) [13]

This Modern Glitch is the second studio album by British indie band The Wombats. The album was released in the United Kingdom on 25 April 2011, with 3 singles preceding it: "Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)", "Jump into the Fog", "Anti-D", released on 24 September 2010, 24 January 2011 and 11 April 2011 respectively. A further 3 singles were released following the album's release: "Techno Fan", "Our Perfect Disease" and "1996", released on 20 June 2011, 14 August 2011 and 7 of November 2011 respectively. Production comes from Rich Costey, Eric Valentine, Butch Walker, Jacknife Lee and the band themselves. Upon its release the album received favorable reviews by critics.

Title[edit]

The album title comes from the album's seventh track, "1996".

Singles[edit]

  • "Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)" was the first single released from the album, it was released on 24 September 2010. It peaked at number 23 on the UK Singles Chart, and also charted at number 33 in Australia as well as number 66 in the Netherlands. It came in at number 8 on Australia's 'Hottest 100' countdown of 2010.
  • "Anti-D" was the third single released from the album, it was released on 11 April 2011. It peaked at number 42 on the UK Singles Chart.
  • "Techno Fan" was the fourth single released from the album, it was released on 5 June 2011. It peaked at number 60 on the UK Singles Chart.
  • "Our Perfect Disease" is the fifth single released from the album, it was released on 14 August 2011.
  • "1996" was the sixth single released from the album on 7 November 2011.

Track listing[edit]

The official track listing:[14]

No. Title Length
1. "Our Perfect Disease"   3:46
2. "Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)"   3:45
3. "Jump into the Fog"   3:51
4. "Anti-D"   4:39
5. "Last Night I Dreamt..."   3:32
6. "Techno Fan"   3:58
7. "1996"   4:19
8. "Walking Disasters"   4:16
9. "Girls/Fast Cars"   3:35
10. "Schumacher the Champagne"   4:50

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Wombats - Proudly Present..This Modern Glitch". JB HI HI. 2011-04-22. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  2. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/music/this-modern-glitch/the-wombats
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r2152577
  4. ^ "This Modern Glitch". American Music Channel. 2011-10-18. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  5. ^ "Music - Review of The Wombats - This Modern Glitch". BBC. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  6. ^ Peterlscot (2011-04-15). "Album Review: The Wombats – This Modern Glitch". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  7. ^ 22/04/2011 (2011-04-22). "The Wombats: This Modern Glitch - album of the week review". The Mirror. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  8. ^ Maddy Costa (2011-04-21). "The Wombats: This Modern Glitch – review". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  9. ^ "NME Album Reviews - Album Review: The Wombats - 'Proudly Present This Modern Glitch'". NME. 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  10. ^ "The Wombats: This Modern Glitch". Paste. 2011-04-26. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  11. ^ "UK News, World News and Opinion". The Times. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  12. ^ "The Wombats - Proudly Present: This Modern Glitch". Thinkofmusic.com. 2011-04-25. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  13. ^ "The Tune: Album Survey: Cass McCombs, of Montreal, Augustana, The Wombats...it's all here!". The Tune. 2004-02-26. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  14. ^ The Wombats 'This Modern Glitch' Tracklisting Play.com, Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  15. ^ The Wombats Proudly Present This Modern Glitch - Australian charts australian-charts.com/
  16. ^ The Wombats Proudly Present This Modern Glitch - Austrian charts austriancharts.at/
  17. ^ The Wombats Proudly Present This Modern Glitch - Belgium (Flanders) charts austriancharts.at/
  18. ^ The Wombats Proudly Present This Modern Glitch - Dutch charts dutchcharts.nl/
  19. ^ The Wombats Proudly Present This Modern Glitch - Norwegian charts norwegiancharts.com/
  20. ^ "2011-05-07 Top 40 Scottish Albums Archive". Official Charts. 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  21. ^ The Wombats Proudly Present This Modern Glitch - Swiss charts hitparade.ch/
  22. ^ "2011-05-07 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive". Official Charts. 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  23. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 2011". ARIA. Retrieved 2015-01-15. 

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